For families

Let's go fly a kite

A family playing with a kite at the lighthouse

You can make the most of the sea breeze by borrowing a kite from us for free and flying it on the lawn whenever the lighthouse is open - just ask in visitor reception.

Family spy trail

Become a secret spy at the lighthouse

Follow the clues and become a spy on our spy trail and receive a special prize.

  • Available everyday when the lighthouse is open
  • £1 per trail sheet, just ask in reception.
     

Hallowe'en fun

Come and visit the lighthouse at Hallowe'en if you dare. Explore the lighthouse by torch light whilst listening to ghost stories.

  • Friday 31 October, 6-12pm

Feeding the family

Delicious and tempting

Mrs Knott's tea-room has lots of tempting things for your famliy, from delicious home-made soup (available in half portions) to freshly prepared baguettes and children's lunch boxes.

Family games

Fun for the whole family

We have a selection of family games you can borrow for free while you're here. Test your skills at quoits or skittles. Available from visitor reception.

Find an event

We've got loads of lovely events for children, from pirate days to junior lighthouse keeper training. Why not see what's coming up

Tick off some 50 things at the lighthouse

Tick off some 50 things at the lighthouse

50 things to do before you're 11¾

An outdoor adventure is just around the corner. Why not try some of our fun 50 things activities? You can learn to fly a kite, run around in the rain or even hunt for bugs in the grass. Here are some of the 50 things you can do:

  •  06 - run around in the rain
  •  07 - learn to fly a kite
  •  25 - make a grass trumpet

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